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Hong Kong protesters target metro, shops in chaotic clashes with police

Police made numerous arrests and deployed tear gas to disperse protesters, saying they used 'minimum force'.

Google pulls Hong Kong protester role-playing mobile game

Second app to be pulled after China's criticism of Apple.

Apple drops ‘poisonous’ app used in Hong Kong protests

Tech giant says it endangers law enforcement officers and residents.

Hundreds chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside court

Crowd gather in support of activist facing six years in jail for his role in 2016 riot.

370 protesters arrested in Ecuador anti-austerity demonstrations

Transport unions have led the protests, joined by indigenous groups, students and other unions.

Fireman Adib killed by ‘more than 2 unidentified persons’, inquest rules

The Coroner's Court announces its decision following a 41-day inquest into Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's death.

Indonesian chief security minister to fly to Papua amid fresh protests

Indonesian chief security minister Wiranto will fly to the region to 'bring a sense of empathy and peace.'

Troops open fire as fresh unrest grips Papua

Several cities in the area were brought to a standstill after businesses and the local parliament building were set ablaze by angry demonstrators.

Hundreds breakout of Papua prison after violent riots

About half of a 500-inmate prison in Sorong city fled their cells when the prison was set ablaze by angry protesters.

Hong Kong protesters disrupt train services, cause commuter chaos

Minor scuffles broke out between protesters and commuters as some grew frustrated over the train stoppage.

Death toll in Brazil prison massacre rises to 57 with over...

One gang set fire to a cell containing inmates from a rival gang.

Adib’s family lawyers file contempt of court application against AG

They claim Tommy Thomas was in contempt of court over an affidavit affirmed by a DPP that said the fireman’s death was not caused by being beaten up.

Amnesty: Indonesia police beat protesters

Amnesty reports more protestors were beaten by the police during the protests.

Adib inquest now a troubling, tangled web

How did a simple inquest into the death of a fireman become a complicated and potentially explosive affair?

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest

The curbs has been criticise by opposition figures as being authoritarian.

No Malaysians involved in Jakarta riots

The foreign minister says there are no plans to bring Malaysians home but the government is monitoring the situation.

Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

Indonesian troops are on standby in Jakarta as a deadline for a presidential challenger to file an appeal for cheating in its recently Presidential elections is underway.

Jakarta protesters disperse after second night of post-election unrest

The police have found envelopes with cash on some of the rioters prompting allegations of paid mobs.

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes

The move comes after the announcement of official election results which has caused civil unrest in Indonesia.

Jakarta governor says 6 dead after post-election unrest

Hospitals are conducting post mortems to determine the cause of death.

Indonesian cops arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence

Protests which started peacefully on Tuesday turned violent in the evening, forcing police to fire tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Sri Lanka says hardline Buddhist groups likely to blame for anti-Muslim...

Authorities have arrested some 78 suspected rioters, including three described as Sinhala Buddhist extremists.

Sri Lanka situation ‘under control’ after anti-Muslim riots

A second overnight curfew imposed nationwide ensured there was no repeat of Monday's violence.

Time to declassify the secrets of May 13

A truth commission should be established to get the full story, and a memorial erected in memory of those who perished in the racial riots of 1969.